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    Summary

    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) is ranked #1 among mid-size agencies through the Partnership for Public Service’s Best Places to Work in the Federal Government! This Congressional Affairs Specialist position is located in the Office of External Affairs. For more information visit: OEA

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    Responsibilities

    As a Congressional Affairs Specialist, some of your typical work assignments may include:

    • Providing advice, information and analysis to top government officials, Members of Congress and Congressional staff, regarding committee hearings, relevant legislation governing agency actions and authority, oversight hearings, and the effect of energy policies and regulations and other actions on consumers and other stakeholders.
    • Assisting in the planning and analysis of energy legislation and policy; Preparing reports, position papers, briefing materials and testimony, which will be used by the FERC Commission members and senior level staff members and/or transmitted to Congress or other agencies.
    • Developing and maintaining a cooperative and effective working relationship with members of Congress and their staffs who have responsibility for matter of importance and interest to the FERC. Arranging formal and informal briefings with Members of Congress, their staffs, and the staffs of pertinent congressional committees and speaks authoritatively on all Commission policies and activities
    • Tracking, analyzing and assessing the agency's energy authorization bills, appropriation bills and other matters of interest to the Commission in order to apprise key staff and officials of issues on developments of particular interest.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Some travel may be required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    14

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/604427700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.